For the third week of Cyber Security Awareness Month I talk about social engineering and scams. In this video, I talk about some of the common psychological tactics social engineers employ in their scams, and share basic tips to avoid them. Watch the video below for more details.
Episode Runtime: 5:28
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Doi6engEIRE
- Definition of social engineering – Wikipedia
- Eight common social engineering tactics – CSO Online
- Common social engineering attacks – Infosec Institute
—Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)
Linas Snarskis says
We just got this
Out admin assistant just got a email asking her to purchase $2200 of Amazon Gift cards
Well she did it she maxed out the Company card purchasing $2000 and used her personal credit card to purchase one more
She did finally call when she was asked to scratch off the number’s on all the cards and send them to him.